Gidea Park & Romford Cricket Club Saturday 4th XI v BENFLEET 3RD on Sat 09 May 2009 at 1pm
Match was Drawn seven points

Match report GP&R fours took on Benfleet 3's in their first league game of the season, with a much different side to previous seasons. A younger side of 13's 14's 15's and 16's was joined by experience in Collier, Hewitt M and Pasola, quality in Dan Rees and smoking in the form of Cobs.

The toss gave the usual result of losing and being put into the field on what looked like a good pitch for batting. Benfleet started slowly, good lines from Aaron and pace from Dan ensured that the benfleet batsmen struggled.

Aaron plugged away and eventually forced an error from the opener when Sam Farrow caught a steepling catch. Park plugged away and the Pete Collier took the second wicket when Aaron took a catch at deep square leg.

Chris Mckie bowled well and deserved better and Sam Hewitt showed what a fine cricketer he can become. Both deserved their wickets. Cob bowled seven overs for 18 runs, he also bowled 2 overs for 40!!

Benfleet amassed 216 which looked under par on the wicket provided, but Park would need three or four good contributions.

Early wickets fell, Pete got bowled, Mathew Brett batted well, after a long stint keeping first. Danny Made 26, Sam got a 0 but showed good committment all day with the fielding and enthusiasm. Pasola 10 and at 74 -5 Park were in trouble.

Aaron and Chris then showed they can bat as well. Aaron made 20, but during that time, the two u16's gave Park the chance of victory. Unfortunately after Aaron fell, soon Andy Jones went as well and Park needed Mckie and Sam Hewitt to block out the last 9 overs, which they did superbly. Chris Mckie earning the aclaim with an unbeaten 68. Sam finish 13 not out.

Afterwards MOM went to Chris Mckie. Captains Award went to Aaron Hughes for his bowling and maturity when batting. And Prat of the match went to the skipper, 3 dropped catches, sending the 11th player away because he forgot who was playing, and managing to get caught of a leg stump full toss, at gully. Thank god I didn't bowl ah Cobs!!

Player name RunsMB4s6sSR
for 9 wickets
216 (0.0 overs)
Ware ct  c Farrow b Hughes 12
Joel ct  c Hughes b Collier 12
Nash ct  c Hughes b S. Hewitt 13
Hunt b  b Mckie 20
Frensham ct  c Cobhil b Hughes 59
Johnson ct  c Mckie b Hughes 23
wright Not Out  49
Reeve ct  c and b Cobhil 1
Hitchcock lbw  b Hughes 1
Acraman ct  c S Hewitt b Cobhil 0

Gidea Park & Romford Cricket Club Saturday 4th XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Aaron Hughes12.043147.752.58
Danny Rees11.042300.002.09
Peter Collier4.0020120.005.00
Christopher McKie8.0028128.003.50
Sam Hewitt5.0216116.003.20
Andrew Jones3.002600.008.67
Dave Cobill9.0258229.006.44

Gidea Park & Romford Cricket Club Saturday 4th XI Batting
Player Name RMB4s6sSRCatchesStumpingsRun outs
for 7 wickets

(0.0 overs)
David Pasola Caught  10
Matt Brett Bowled  20
Christopher McKie Not Out  68 1
Aaron Hughes Caught  20 2
Peter Collier Caught  12
Dave Cobill   2
Andrew Jones Bowled  0
Danny Rees Bowled  26
Sam Hewitt Not Out  13 1
Sam Farrow Bowled  0 1
Mike Hewitt  
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  • Umpire :
  • Scorer :
    Gordon Mckie